Freeform   Painted steel: 12 feet x 5 feet, Native Limestone base: 3 feet x 5.5 feet, 2004 Steel fabrication: Cotter Mitchell of Vinland, Kansas.   Concept Summary:  A celebration of the city’s Sesquicentennial through the abstraction of the word “free” which becomes a dancing flame of resolve that honors the city’s history as a “Free State” and recalls a quote by a former Lawrencian - poet  Langston Hughes  (1902-1967): “We have tomorrow bright before us like a flame.”
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